The foundations of the artisanal perfumery movement

Twenty-five years ago, I started working on Editions de Parfums in an attempt to create a direct link between the best perfumers in the industry and the most demanding public,” he continued. “In doing so, I created a platform where noses could express themselves fully and be so proud of their work that they would want to sign it with their names. I could not have foreseen that what became the first publishing house for ‘noses’ would reveal these artists to the world in such a powerful way, show the public that perfume can be an art form and lay the foundations of the artisanal perfumery movement.

— Frédéric Malle announced yesterday that he will step down from Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle (the brand was acquired by Estee Lauder in 2015). Read more in EXCLUSIVE: Frédéric Malle Is Leaving His Eponymous Fragrance Brand at Women’s Wear Daily via Yahoo Life.


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